FINANCIALS 2012 probably won't be remembered as Greif's greatest year. However, things could have been worse and the world's largest producer of industrial packagings remains optimistic for the year ahead
CONFERENCE REPORT RIPA and IPANA pooled their annual meetings this year, giving the US packaging professional a much bigger bang for his or her buck. Paul W Rankin reports on what was a thoroughly fascinating few days in Florida
SHOW REVIEW A ridiculously expensive city where a pint of beer will typically set you back €9, Paris was once again the setting for the biennial Emballage exhibition when it took place at the Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte this past November 19-22
Flexicon has launched a new Block-Buster™ flexible intermediate bulk container (FIBC) conditioner that features a hydraulically actuated, variable-height turntable for automated in-frame bag rotation and the conditioning of big bags at varying heights.
US-headquartered Flexicon has developed a new pneumatic gain-in-weight filling system for free-flowing bulk solids that conveys and weighs material before discharging it into flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBCs).
Flexicon has unveiled a new filling line for flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBCs) that automatically dispenses pallets, fills big bags and then accumulates filled units for removal by forklift.